A metal instrument consisting of a handle with a triangular cross-section with a shaft ending in a rounded, gouge-like tip with a sharpened perimeter. The tip is offset from the shaft at a shallow angle.
Accession Number: 2021.JAC.179
Primary Materials: Stainless Steel
Height = 1.3, Width = 1.3, Length= 22.6
A curette is a surgical instrument used for such tasks as removing biological material, removing dead tissue, and gathering biopsy samples.
This instrument appears to be in good condition. There is some discolouration on the handle.
Date of Manufacture: Late 20th c.
The Robert W. Jackson Arthroscopy Collection was acquired by the University of Toronto from Dr. Jackson’s family on November 12th, 2020.
This was receivedin a metal tray marked “ARTHROSCOPY INSTRUMENTS (MUSEUM PIECES)” 2021.JAC.148 to 183.
Additional Information and References:
- Donated to UTSIC